Construction, Ghanzi, BOTSWANA

The Materials Handler / Operator is responsible for offloading, handling and issuing of materials on site, ensuring all materials are accounted for and supplied to contractors as/when required minimising disruption to construction activities.

  • Complying with HSE policies and always promoting safe operations.
  • Supervising lifting and moving activities of materials
  • Operating a Telehandler, Forklift, and Truck to move materials on site
  • Issuing of materials to contractors following the correct procedure.
  • Supervising delivery drivers into and out of site as required
  • Coordinating the receipt, storage, and timely delivery of goods and materials.
  • Counting and stocktaking of materials on site as required
  • Checking delivery paperwork, identifying issues and raising with supervisor as required.
  • Ensuring basic maintenance standards and compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Performing daily inspections of the laydowns to identify safety hazards and security breaches
  • Covering Materials as per preservation and storage requirements
  • Keeping the Communication flow and coordinating with other departments and customers.
  • Daily Housekeeping of Laydowns and containers

Job Specifications:

Selection Criteria
Qualifications: ·                 Telehandler and Forklift operator’s licence.

·                 Valid Botswana Class B Drivers Licence

·                 Truck Driving Licence preferred


Experience: ·                 3+ years of experience within the mining or construction industry

·                 3+ years of experience operating materials handling machinery.

·                 Lifting and Rigging experience

Competencies: ·                 Strong working knowledge of materials management.

·                 Strong knowledge of lifting procedures and processes

·                 Excellent leadership and organizational skills.

·                 Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

·                 Problem-solving skills.


OHSE Commitments Zero critical incidents

100% compliance with Sandfire’s OHS management system.

100% compliance with the Company’s Environmental policies and procedures.


Other: Satisfactory results from the prescribed medical examination and which indicates fitness and ability to carry out prescribed tasks to required performance and safety standards.